Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa

5* out of 5 stars

Escape to a private tropical paradise with a stay at all-inclusive Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. This beachfront resort covers 10 hectares of verdant land that gently slopes down towards the powdery white sands of Muyuni Beach in Matemwe.

All 250 suites showcase a sumptuous, modern style, with beautiful artwork paying homage to the area's cultural heritage. Every comfort is covered, with mini bars, flatscreen TVs, and decadent bathrooms. Balconies get you even closer to views over the crystal-clear sea and the natural beauty of the resort's lush gardens. Several suites feature a jacuzzi, with a select few also having a private pool. 24-hour room service is available.

Both a continental and buffet breakfast is available every morning and four restaurants cater to all tastes. Enjoy traditional Asian cuisine, central and south American fare, international dishes, and Mediterranean-inspired food. There are also three cafes/bars for snacks and refreshing drinks.

Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa boasts two outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre, an outdoor tennis court, kids' club, children's playground, and range of evening entertainment.

Things to do at Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa

The full-service spa offers a number of relaxing treatments, such as facials and massages. When you've recharged your batteries, you might feel like a game of billiards, table tennis, or darts. There's also an outdoor tennis court and a watersports and diving centre.

Take just a few steps and you'll feel the soft white sand of Muyuni Beach underfoot. Soak up the serene atmosphere as you lie back and totally switch off. As the resort is located on the shores of a lagoon, guests have direct access to the sea. The surrounding reefs and marine conservation areas provide ample opportunities to spot a variety of marine life.

Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa overlooks Mnemba Island, which is just a short boat ride away. Less than a 30-minute drive from the resort are the atmospheric Fukuchani Ruins and Cave. And around 40 minutes away is Kichwele Forest Reserve.



Garden Junior Suite

Integrated in a landscape architecture project where tall trees and tropical flowers are protagonists, the Garden Junior Suites ensures privacy and tranquillity with fantastic views on the Resort’s green vegetation. Located either on the ground floor or first floor, 12 units of the 85 Garden Junior Suite can be transformed into interconnecting rooms.

Ocean Junior Suite

The Ocean Junior Suites are characterized by an harmonious tropical and modern design that creates an environment of comfort, relaxation and privacy with magnificent Indian Ocean view.

Superior Junior Suite

Offering a local flavor with furniture and fittings, which have been carefully crafted to match authentic traditional African colors to a luxurious style, the Superior Junior Suites, are located either on the ground floor or first floor and, will delight guests with breathtaking ocean view.

Jacuzzi Superior Junior Suite

The originality and elegance of the Jacuzzi Superior Junior Suites with warm colours, natural light and a private jacuzzi overlooking the Ocean, are designed for the wellness of souls and the perfect choice for a romantic experience.

Family Junior Suite

Designed to match the surrounding territory, the two-bedroom Family Suites offers ample space, privacy and comfort, becoming the perfect oasis for a luxurious and colorful stay with flawless signature services, swaying palms and ocean breeze.

Pool Suite

The Pool Suites have the perk of having access to private pools. They also feature a high-speed Wi-Fi, closet, TV, bathroom and air conditioning.

Presidential Ocean Suite

The Presidential Ocean Suite is a singular residence with Ocean view. It has access to 2 bedrooms and features a private pool, high-speed Wi-Fi, closet, TV, bathroom and air conditioning.


  • Adult pool
  • Bars
  • Beach
  • Beachfront location
  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Kids club
  • Onsite Shop
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Watersports
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink

Aqua Restaurant

Aqua is the main restaurant of the Resort. It offers a plentiful buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner with cooking stations dedicated to the most distinguished global cuisines, ranging from Mediterranean to Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Vegetarian and many additional delights to please every palate.

Beach Club Grill Restaurant

With a Mediterranean touch, the restaurant offers a pizza and pasta station, a wide selection of fresh fish, seafood, meat and vegetables cooked on a stone grill to enhance the aromas of each dish.

Carnivorous Restaurant

Inspired by South American Cuisine, the Carnivorous Restaurant offers the same concept of a Churrascaria, a Brazilian style steakhouse with premium meats.

Le Asiatique and Teppanyaki Grill

Le Asiatique is the perfect choice for guests wanting to explore relish and tasty dishes, all faithful to Asian culinary traditions and recipes. The Restaurants includes as well, a Teppanyaki grill for live cooking shows.


It is undoubtedly the gem of the Resort as the fine assortments of ice-cream flavors, will definitely refresh our guests stay.

Main Bar

The Main Bar is the perfect stop as it situated centrally and with very easy access. Guests will have the change of snacking and delighting themselves with a revitalizing drink to boost up energy levels during the day.

Garden Pool Bar

Situated among the vegetation of the Resort, the Garden Pool Bar is a relaxing setting for a drink with the people you enjoys pending your time with the most.

Beach Bar & Living

Located on the beach, the Beach Bar & Livingis the perfect location to sip a refreshing cocktail at mid-day, while watchingthe vivid colors fill up the sky resulting in a memorable African sunset.